Information about Current DDA Projects

Shared-Use Walking and Bicycle Trail: A combined use Walking and Bicycling Trail through the Village along the old Michigan Central Railroad right-of-way is currently being investigated. The concept was presented to the Village Council in December. Design, funding, and approvals are currently being pursued. Document Download Link: Combined Use Trail Concept

Community Tourism Action Plan: A marketing project funded by a grant from the Ypsilanti Convention and Visitors Bureau to promote tourism to the Manchester area. The project includes 1) developing a new branding logo, 2) a tourism-oriented website, 3) agri-tourism attractions, and 4) downtown waysign(s) to attract and direct visitors. Document Download Link: CTAP Plan